Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was a renowned journalist of his time. Disturbed by his provocative articles, the British Government decided to deport him off Calcutta. Despite of his house-arrest and imprisonment, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad continued to write against the anti-people policies of the British Government. He was elected as Congress President in 1923 and 1940. Despite being a Muslim, Azad often stood against the policies of the prominent Muslims leaders like Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Azad was the first education minister of independent India. On February 22, 1958 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad passed away. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was posthumously awarded, Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honor, in 1992.
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Maulana Azad Memorial Academy, Lucknow was established in September, 1975 with a mission to promote Maulana Abul Kalam Azad's unfalling ideals of patriotism, secularism, national integration and Communal Harmony among the Indians and to contribute positively towards the strengthening of the fabric of Indian society.

The academy strives to introduce this towering figure of Indian political scenario afresh to the modern generation by actively holding seminars for discussions and debates, organizing educational contests in schools and colleges and publishing books and the monthly journal, Azad Academy Journal

The Academy has been organizing seminars and symposia from time to time on subjects related to national integration, communal harmony and secularism graced with the presence of noted intellectuals and scholars... Read More

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